Cumbria Advice Network

Improving access to advice for all in Cumbria especially those in greatest need



The Cumbria Advice Network is funded by:

Cumbria Community Foundation.


The project aims through partnership working in Cumbria to provide shared training opportunities, to facilitate the sharing of expertise and to improve referral processes between advice & support agencies.

Click here to see details of our Network Members.


What's New?

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UPDATES October 2016

New page for West Cumbria Credit Union. New Member AA Global Language Services Ltd. Updates to Mind in West Cumbria. Updates to Kirkgate Arts. Riverside's Veterans and Armed Services Strategy has been added to the Ex Services advice page. New Member AA Global Language Services Ltd. Updates to Northern Fells Group. New Member Terrence Higgins Trust. New training course Getting Decisions Changed. Updates to Alzheimers Society.

UPDATES August 2016

Job opportunity with HITES. New Member across the County - The Bridgeway. A link to the The Charity Social Media Toolkit is on our noticeboard. New links on the Domestic and Sexual Violence Areas of Advice page. Updates to Whitehaven & Egremont Credit Union.


For the latest news and advice please go to the County Council Flood page.


Cumbria Community Foundation's Flood Grants are available to people who have insurance, as well as to those without. CCF have updated their guidance to make this clearer - please click here to access their latest documents.

Click or call – help is available 24/7 for anyone affected by the Cumbrian Floods

To ensure that anyone affected by the floods has the support they need an extra information helpline has been established.

Open 24/7 the number to call for information and updates is 0345 988 1188

This line has been organised by Cumbria County Council, the six district Councils and Central Government and will be run by the Environment Agency’s Floodline service.

Also available 24/7 are the council websites which contain all the information and advice you would need including funding and grant information, the latest information on the County’s roads and bridges and the latest news.

Also available for any highways related call is the County Councils Highways Hotline on 0300 303 2992.

Information on the current flood warnings and river levels can be found on the Environment Agency’s website –


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Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 12:59 Written by Mandy Pfleger Friday, 27 June 2014 12:34

Please do check that information on your webpage is up to date. Over 1,500 people access the website every month so we need to make sure they're getting correct phone numbers, service information etc.

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